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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7:40:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 81%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 113° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.24 meters/second, 1516.4 km/hour, 942.3 miles/hour or 818.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.70 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.4"941.96 miWest0° 02' 51.1"3.27 miNorth941.82 mi
24 hours11° 37' 45.5"754.63 miEast0° 42' 08.7"48.32 miNorth754.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MacauFri 3:40 AM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hong KongFri 3:40 AM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KowloonFri 3:40 AM255 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ShenzhenFri 3:40 AM268 km167 miles145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HaikouFri 3:40 AM290 km180 miles157 nmWest W
FoshanFri 3:40 AM302 km188 miles163 nmNorth N
GuangzhouFri 3:40 AM314 km195 miles170 nmNorth N
ShantouFri 3:40 AM502 km312 miles271 nmNortheast NE
NanningFri 3:40 AM569 km354 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
GuilinFri 3:40 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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